The traditional wood carvings are about parenthood between a father and children. The father is holding his hands on the child's head. Their artworks reflect the history that their people have kept throughout the centuries, preserving their story for future generations.
Culture and Traditions
In Africa, the Yoruba are contiguous with the Yoruboid Itsekiri to the southeast in the northwest Niger Delta, Bariba to the northwest in Benin and Nigeria, and the Nupe to the north, and the Ebira to the northeast in central Nigeria. To the east are the Edo, Ẹsan, and Afemai groups in mid-western Nigeria.
Kenneth T. Ward donated in the year 1991.
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Prairie View A&M University, "YORUBA Culture Of Arts West African ethnic group that mainly inhabits parts of Nigeria, Benin and Togo that constitute Yorubaland - (Earth Mother Man & Woman)" (2022). African Sculptures and Masks. 51.